Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 07:21 PM PDT

Almonds Not the State's Worst Water Offender

Almonds Not the State's Worst Water Offender

The California almond is getting a bad reputation.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12:26 PM PDT

Almond Farmer on Drought: "We Are Not the Villain"

Almond Farmer on Drought: "We Are Not the Villain"

As the California drought crisis deepens, some people are placing blame on almond farmers because it takes up to a gallon of water to produce a single nut, NBC News reported.

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 08:04 AM PDT

East Bay MUD Switching Its Water Source Due to Drought

East Bay MUD Switching Its Water Source Due to Drought

Tap water in the East Bay might start to taste weird and smell weird, and you can blame it on the drought. Stephanie Chuang reports.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 11:58 AM PDT
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By Asher Klein

10 Crazy (Brilliant) Ideas to End the CA Drought

These are the most out-of-left-field ideas and recommendations out of the nearly... See Full Gallery

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 11:19 AM PDT

Bottled-Water Business Grows Despite Drought

Bottled-Water Business Grows Despite Drought

A new Crystal Geyser Water Co. plant opening at the foot of Mount Shasta is adding to criticism of companies that are bottling water in California's drought.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 12:09 PM PDT

California Water Cuts Ignore Past Changes by Some Cities

California Water Cuts Ignore Past Changes by Some Cities

Cities like San Diego are making cuts in their water usage once again.

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In January of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California, in what could be the driest year on record in the history of the state.
 

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